Friday, April 20, 2018

Bestival 2015: FKA Twigs announced

Organisers of one of the festival calendar's hottest events have confirmed FKA Twigs as the latest act to appear at this summer's Bestival. Set to join the already-bulging line-up on the weekend of 10th September, Bestival curator Rob Da Bank said of the 2 Weeks...

Bestival 2015: Black Butter Soundsystem announced

Following the first wave of line-up announcements last month, Bestival organisers have confirmed that the hugely-respected Black Butter Records will take centre-stage at their own section of the Isle of Wight event. Set to take place at the Big Top on the opening day of...

Bestival Toronto: Full line-up released

As Bestival gears up for June's inaugural Toronto edition of the event, curator Rob da Bank has unveiled details of the full lineup, and it's set to be a biggie! Featuring a healthy dose of global big names, alongside new local Canadian talent, Bestival Toronto...

Bestival 2015 announce first lineup

The Chemical Brothers, Underworld, The Jacksons, Jungle, Annie Mac, Lapsley and many many more are amongst the exhaustive first wave of acts confirmed for the summer's biggest closing party, Bestival 2015. Announced moments ago, Bestival 2015 will see The Chemical Brothers close the show as...

Bestival 2015 announce ‘Summer of Love’ theme

Following various teasers, Bestival organisers have announced the event's return for this summer, confirming their 'Summer of Love' theme. Unveiled moments ago, the announcement was released with the following message - "Hear this as the first of the whispers… the festival returns to its roots....

Bestival organisers announce new Southampton ‘Common People’ Festival

Bestival curator Rob Da Bank has announced a brand new festival in the summer's calendar. Taking place on the Bank Holiday weekend of 23rd and 24th May, Common People will see the Bestival spirit start early in Southampton Common. Of the new event, da...

MNEK confirmed for Bestival 2014

Rising British producer/singer/songwriter/all-round talented bloke MNEK has confirmed he is to perform at this year's Bestival. The young Londoner, who's achieved a string of success with both his own material, collaborative efforts (Duke Dumont's Need U 100%) alongside various production credits, made the announcement moments...

Skream, Route 94, Horse Meat Disco confirmed for Bestival

British producer/DJ Oliver Jones, aka Skream, has confirmed he is to bring his 'Skreamism' set to this year's Bestival, accompanied by Route 94 and Horse Meat Disco. Confirming the announcement moments ago, Skream's addition means he will join the likes of Outkast, Chic, Busta Rhymes...

Basement Jaxx, Paloma Faith & Candi Staton added to Bestival lineup

Basement Jaxx, Paloma Faith, and disco heroine Candi Staton have been added to this year's Bestival lineup, organiser Rob Da Bank has announced. The announcement, which follows recent confirmation of appearances by Chic, Outkast, Chase & Status and Beck, means that this year's Bestival is...

Bestival news: Nile Rodgers and Chic confirmed to headline

Following his announcement during a recent Billboard videocast, Nile Rodgers has confirmed he will join his Chic band to headline the Sunday night slot at this year's Bestival in the Isle of Wight. The slot, reserved for 'legendary' artists means Rodgers will feel right at...